I was struck by how relevant this poem is to the times we’re living in now.
I don’t remember ever questioning the how or why of fireflies.
Whether or not he knew or believed it during his life, Allen Ginsberg is a historical poet and had some pretty amazing imagery skillz as well.
“as small as a world and as large as alone.”
The list could go on for miles, but I’ve chosen ten.
It makes me flinch and cringe and feel angry and sad and afraid.
I first read Dance in high school, and it’s one I come back to when my life gets crazy.
I think Charles Bukowski knew what it was like to spend a lot of time in the dark.